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Contributors MARTIN BERNAL was a feUow of King's CoUege, Cambridge, and is now professor of government and Near Eastern studies at CorneU University. He is the author of Black Athena: The Afroasiatic Roots of Classical Civilization (vol. 1,1987; vol. 2,1991). EILEEN BORIS is associate professor of history at Howard University. She is the co-editor oÃ- Homework: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives on Paid Labor at Home (1989) and Major Problems in the History of American Worters (1991) and is the newsletter editor of the Conference Group on Women's History (CGWH). Her most recent book, Sweated Motherhood: The Politics of Industrial Homework in the United States, is in press. LlZABETH COHEN is associate professor of history at New York University. She is the author of Making a New Deal: Industrial Workers in Chicago, 1919-1939 (1990) and is currently working on a new book, A Consumer's Republic: The Politics of Consumption in Postwar America. Cohen was an assistant professor at Carnegie Mellon for six years, during five of which she shared a position with her husband, a European historian. Their job sharing helped them balance work and famuy, as they could bear equal responsibüity for the raising of their two daughters. The job sharing was a great success in every way but financiaUy. DREW GILPIN FAUST is Annenberg Professor of History at the University of Pennsylvania. Her books include James Henry Hammond and the Old South: A Design for Mastery, The Creation of Confederate Nationalism, and Southern Stories: Slaveholders in Peace and War. She is currently working on a study of Confederate women during the American Civil War. CYNTHIA GRIGGS FLEMING is associate professor of history and director of the African and African-American Studies program at the University of Tennessee, KnoxviUe. She received her B.A. in history from KnoxvUle CoUege, and her M.A. and Ph.D. at Duke University. She has also taught at Morehouse College and Texas Southern University. Fleming was recently awarded a feUowship at the Duke-UNC Center for Research on Women (1990-91) where she worked on a biography of Ruby Doris SmithRobinson . She has also published six articles in a variety of journals including TTze Journal of Negro History, Tennessee Historical Quarterly, and Phylon. DAGMAR HERZOG teaches German history and the history of sexuahty at Michigan State University. She recently completed a book manuscript 242 Journal of Women's History Winter entitled "Intimacy and Exclusion: Ethnicity, Sexuahty and the Problem of German Liberahsm. Baden 1803-1849." CHERYL JOHNSON-ODIM is assistant professor of history at Loyola University of Chicago. A former assistant director of the Program of African Studies at Northwestern University, she received her B.A. from Youngstown State University and her M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from Northwestern. She is co-editor of Expanding the Boundaries of Women's History (1992) and Restoring Women to History (1988). Her essays appear in coUections such as Women and Class in Africa, Third World Women and the Politics of Feminism, and Nigerian Women in Historical Perspective. She has articles in several journals including African Studies Review, Tarikh, and the Journal of Women's History. She is currently on the board of directors of the African Studies Association. LOUISE AÑO NUEVO KERR is the associate vice chanceUor for academic affairs and associate professor of history at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She received her B.A. and M.A. degrees from UCLA, earned her Ph.D. from UIC, and taught for many years at Loyola University of Chicago , where she also served as associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. Her research has focused on urban and ethnic history, especially the history of Latinos and Latinas in the Midwest. Kerr has received many scholarships and fellowships, including the Woodrow Wilson and the Ford Foundation feUowships, as well as awards from the Congressional Hispanic Caucus and the Illinois Humanities Coundl. From 1980 to 1987 she served as a member, appointed by President Carter, of the National CouncU of the National Endowment for the Humanities. GERDA LERNER is Robinson-Edwards Professor of History, Emérita, at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. A former president of the...


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